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Angry Cleaning a 50" TV: what the heck do you do use?...

My tv screen shows a haze on the screen..after eveytime i clean it..........or try too, It doesn't clean up---- it just moves the fog (film like) smears around and around------- with whatever i use to clean it with. Can any one share with me what WORKS to CLEAN this damn screen . Do they all do this?.I tried windex i tries furniture all types of Stuff nothin works. If you can help and you get yours-- truly clean. Especially ------when the sunlight goes acrossed i see it.thank you much for any good tips bob s
ps we haven't ever used anything ...Harsh on it
 
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Have you tried using a microfiber cloth?
 
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I have the same problem with mine. Doesn't matter what I try or use.
 
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I've heard you aren't supposed to use ammonia or alcohol on them or it damages them. Also don't spray directly on the screen, only on the rag.

Here is one product.

https://www.homedepot.com/p/Sparkle-...0128/203261405
 
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I only use glass or electronics cleaner and have never sprayed on the tv, only the cloth i'm using. Doesn't make a difference.
I only notice it when the sun's shining on it tho.
 
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Me too and the sun thanks guys for the tips i got something to go on now at least bob s
 
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If you used anything other than water or maybe a weak solution of Windex, most likely you permanently clouded the screen. Call the customer service of the manufacture and ask or RTFM. It should tell you how to clean the screen. I use a weak glass cleaner and do not have the problem on any of my TV's or monitors. However, they do electronically attract dust almost instantly. So yes I always see some type of "film" or wipe from cloth if the sunlight hits it just right.
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I tried windex i tries furniture all types of Stuff nothin works.
Are you saying you used furniture polish on the screen? That would not be good. If so, the haze you are seeing is from the oils in the polish and it will need to be removed somehow. You could try an LCD-specific cleaner as others have mentioned, or I've read dish soap and warm water can successfully remove hazing and smudges. Don't soak the screen--wring out the micro fiber cloth and gently clean, rinse the cloth, repeat.
 
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OT: Picture quality will always be degraded during times when sunlight hits the screen. So if you see haze from cleaning residue or deterioration from cleaning fluid only when sunlight is on the screen then shade the screen from the sun and don't worry about the problem any more.

Except in the future don't use the wrong kind of cleaning fluid so as to make the problem worse.
 
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